Dried fruits in diabetes mellitus, are they allowed?

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Dried fruits in diabetes mellitusDiabetics must not eat dried fruits as bananas, pine-apple and cherry. It is recommended, but very cautiously, to consume dried fruits with antibiotics - some of them may amplify the medications' effect. While same time dried melon is recommended to be eaten completely apart from any other products. The doctors do not recommended dried exotic fruits, for example papaya is harmful, guava and avocado are prohibited to the diabetics and those who has stomach problems, durion and starfruit may kill a patient that has diabetes.

Some dried fruits may be consumed in limited quantities only, for example, raisins - no more than 1 spoonful a day, dried plum - up to 3 pieces, date - one a day maximum. However, dried apples, currant and pears may be consumed without any special limitations in case ша these fruits are not sweet. It is a perfect snack, which may replace the fresh fruits. The jellies and compots without sugar are possible products that can be made of these dried fruits without using of sugar because there is a lot of natural sugar contined in the fruits.

Pear is a unique thing for diabetics; it is widely used as the natural healing material in raw form: unique volatile oils and bioactive substances strengthen the protective features of organism, help to resist to the corresponding diseases. Pear is on the diet list for patients with diabetes, and its consumption is a good preventive measure against development of this disease. Not only fruits themselves but also the leaves of the tree can used too.

Fig in diabetes is prohibited to be consumed in any form, it cannot be eaten fresh and consumed in form of compots or confitures. Fig fruits contain a lot of glucose and fruit-sugar, protease ferment, elements of antitumour effect, however, it is not good for patients because it contains a lot of sugars and oxalitic acid. Fig fruits, in case of diabetes and simultaneous pancreatitis, because of its predisposition to formation of calculi is almost lethal for patients due its ability to make disorders caused by oxalitic acid in the organism.

The dried fruits of dates may be eaten by diabetics in limited quantities. They may be used in dishes or eaten as they are. But in case of combining of diabetes with diseases of stomach tract, they should be avoided. Their content of coarse diet fiber is the source that causes stomach irritation. The dates are not also good for those, who are suffering from migraine - the fruits are containing tyramine that provokes vessel constriction. Diabetes and kidney problems are not compatible with dates: oxalitic acid and renal caculi is not the best symbiosis far. The same is true when there are diseases of the stomach tract.

Dried fruits in diabetes mellitusRaisins are good for diabetics in limited quantities, if the patient does not suffer from anything else. The excessive weight, congestive heart failures, duodenal and stomach ulcer are the diseases, when raisins are prohibited for consumption by patients at all (along with diabetes).

Apricots halves are dried fruits without kernels. They have a lot of micro- and macro-elements, iron, kalium, manganese. These fruits are perfect for diabetics, but their consumption must be limited in case of hypertension.

Dried plums in diabetes mellitus are used cooked, as additions in goodness and other dishes. It is very safe unlike other fruits and it brings in the variety in the diet. Dried plums have a low glycemic index and this is why they can be consumed with minimum risk to cause the leap of blood sugar. The antioxidants contained in it help to prevent the development of complications and chronic problems related to diabetes mellitus. This is the snack that should not be limited in the diet of diabetics, but it must be accounted with nutrition plan of every patient.

There are many recipes with dried plums that can be used for preparing of diabetic foods. Dried plums are added to salads to give them some sweet and pleasant taste, in oat snacks, bakery. Plums are also used in compots and jellies.

The diabetics may consume dishes made of dried fruits: apples, pears, apple-quince, oranges, lemons, grape-fruits, pomegranate, cherries, plums, peaches, currant, bilberry, raspberry, wild strawberry, cranberry, dried and fresh ashberry. They may be consumed in form of compots, jellies but sugar must be replaced with sweeteners. Bananas, figs, grapes and raisins should be limited or excluded from diabetic's menu.